18 days in United States Itinerary

18 days in United States Itinerary

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Yellowstone National Park
— 5 nights
2
Yosemite National Park
— 3 nights
3
Death Valley National Park
— 2 nights
4
Las Vegas
— 1 night
5
Zion National Park
— 2 nights
6
Bryce Canyon National Park
— 1 night
7
Moab
— 3 nights

5
nights
Yellowstone National Park

Yellowstone National Park ©
An exceptionally diverse landscape and varied wildlife have made Yellowstone National Park one of America's most popular parks.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Grand Prismatic Spring and Firehole Canyon Drive. Step out of the city life by going to Upper Geyser Basin and Artists’ Paintpots. There's lots more to do: identify plant and animal life at Beryl Spring, take in the natural beauty of Black Sand Basin, take a peaceful walk through Petrified Tree, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Inspiration Point.

For reviews, traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, use the Yellowstone National Park day trip planner.

New York City to Yellowstone National Park is an approximately 9.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of bus, shuttle, and car. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 2 hours traveling from New York City to Yellowstone National Park. When traveling from New York City in June, plan for a bit cooler days in Yellowstone National Park, with highs around 66°F, while nights are cooler with lows around 34°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 30th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in Yellowstone National Park

Parks · Nature · Outdoors
Find places to stay Jun 25 — 30:
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Upper Geyser Basin ©
Upper Geyser Basin
Firehole Canyon Drive ©
Firehole Canyon Drive
Midway Geyser Basin ©
Midway Geyser Basin

3
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Yosemite National Park

Yosemite National Park ©
Massive granite mountains, towering waterfalls, groves of Giant Sequoia trees, and wilderness as far as the eye can see distinguish the landscape of Yosemite National Park.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Yosemite, Tunnel View and El Capitan. Step out of the city life by going to Yosemite Falls and Tioga Pass. The adventure continues: take in the dramatic scenery at Vernal Fall, identify plant and animal life at Cathedral Beach Picnic Area, stroll through Cooks Meadow Loop, and explore the striking landscape at Glacier Point.

For where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Yosemite National Park online driving holiday planner.

You can do a combination of flight and bus from Yellowstone National Park to Yosemite National Park in 11.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi, bus, shuttle, and train; or do a combination of car, bus, and train. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Yellowstone National Park to Yosemite National Park due to the time zone difference. Plan for a bit warmer temperatures traveling from Yellowstone National Park in June, with highs in Yosemite National Park at 79°F and lows at 43°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Fri) so you can take a bus to Death Valley National Park.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Parks · Nature · Outdoors
Find places to stay Jun 30 — Jul 3:
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Tioga Pass ©
Tioga Pass
El Capitan ©
El Capitan
Yosemite Falls ©
Yosemite Falls

2
nights
Death Valley National Park

Death Valley National Park ©
Extreme heat and dryness create extreme landscapes in Death Valley National Park.
On the 4th (Sat), take in the dramatic natural features at Zabriskie Point and then explore the striking landscape at Artists Palette. Here are some ideas for day two: take a memorable drive along Artists Dr and then explore the activities along Badwater Basin.

To see traveler tips, other places to visit, maps, and tourist information, go to the Death Valley National Park trip itinerary planning site.

Take a bus from Yosemite National Park to Death Valley National Park in 6 hours. Expect a bit warmer weather when traveling from Yosemite National Park in July: highs in Death Valley National Park hover around 101°F, while lows dip to 73°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Sun) early enough to drive to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Death Valley National Park

Nature · Parks · Scenic Drive
Find places to stay Jul 3 — 5:
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Zabriskie Point ©
Zabriskie Point
Artists Palette ©
Artists Palette
Artists Dr
Artists Dr

1
night
Las Vegas

Nicknamed the "Entertainment Capital of the World," Las Vegas sits in the middle of a desert in the southern section of Nevada.
Start off your visit on the 6th (Mon): take in panoramic vistas at Eiffel Tower Viewing Deck, try your luck at Wynn Las Vegas, and then get some thrills out on the water with a waterskiing or jet-skiing adventure.

To find maps, reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Las Vegas trip planning site.

Drive from Death Valley National Park to Las Vegas in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and bus; or take a bus. Traveling from Death Valley National Park in July, plan for a bit warmer nights in Las Vegas, with lows around 81°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Mon) early enough to drive to Zion National Park.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Tours · Adventure · Outdoors
Find places to stay Jul 5 — 6:
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Waterskiing & Jetskiing
Wynn Las Vegas ©
Wynn Las Vegas
Eiffel Tower Viewing Deck ©
Eiffel Tower Viewing Deck

2
nights
Zion National Park

Zion National Park ©
Towering cliffs of red, white, and pink Navajo sandstone, stream-carved slot canyons, and big blue sky all characterize Zion National Park.
On the 7th (Tue), cruise along Zion Shuttle, explore the stunning scenery at Zion's Main Canyon, and then trek along Angel's Landing. On the next day, explore the striking landscape of The Narrows and then cruise along Zion Canyon Scenic Drive.

To find ratings, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Zion National Park trip itinerary website.

Traveling by car from Las Vegas to Zion National Park takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and taxi; or do a combination of bus and car. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Las Vegas to Zion National Park. When traveling from Las Vegas in July, plan for slightly colder days and cooler nights in Zion National Park: temperatures range from 94°F by day to 59°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Wed) so you can drive to Bryce Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Zion National Park

Outdoors · Parks · Nature
Find places to stay Jul 6 — 8:
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Zion Shuttle ©
Zion Shuttle
The Narrows ©
The Narrows
Angel's Landing ©
Angel's Landing

1
night
Bryce Canyon National Park

Bryce Canyon National Park ©
You can find hoodoos--rock pillars formed by erosion--all around the world, but those of Bryce Canyon National Park remain the standard bearers thanks to their bright red color, tall stature, and arrangement in large amphitheaters.
Kick off your visit on the 9th (Thu): take in breathtaking views at Sunset Point, then stroll through Navajo Loop Trail, and then hike along Navajo/Queens Garden Loop.

For photos, maps, ratings, and tourist information, use the Bryce Canyon National Park route planner.

Getting from Zion National Park to Bryce Canyon National Park by car takes about 3 hours. Traveling from Zion National Park in July, things will get little chillier in Bryce Canyon National Park: highs are around 81°F and lows about 48°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Thu) early enough to drive to Moab.

Things to do in Bryce Canyon National Park

Parks · Trails · Outdoors
Find places to stay Jul 8 — 9:
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Navajo Loop Trail ©
Navajo Loop Trail
Navajo/Queens Garden Loop ©
Navajo/Queens Garden Loop

3
nights
Moab

The gateway to Utah's popular canyon country, Moab sits engulfed in the middle of desert wilderness.
Start off your visit on the 10th (Fri): get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports and then take in the dramatic natural features at Delicate Arch. Keep things going the next day: immerse yourself in nature at Dead Horse Point State Park and then skim along the rocks with a canyoning and rapelling tour.

Inspirock's itinerary builder makes planning a Moab trip simple and quick.

Getting from Bryce Canyon National Park to Moab by car takes about 5 hours. Other options: do a combination of car and bus. Traveling from Bryce Canyon National Park in July, expect Moab to be a bit warmer, temps between 97°F and 67°F. You'll have a few hours on the 12th (Sun) to wrap things up before traveling home.

Things to do in Moab

Tours · Outdoors · Nature

Side Trip

Delicate Arch
Find places to stay Jul 9 — 12:
Highlights from your plan
River Rafting & Tubing
Delicate Arch ©
Delicate Arch
Canyoning & Rappelling Tours

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